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home from work on interstate 95 near route 232. this is during a recent news conference who was updating the status of the phylicia barnes student. police say mc mcclerny left the accident. the major has been suspended with pay until this complex investigation is complete. back to you. >> baltimore city police will conduct their own investigation of major mcclairny, after state police close their case. he terrorized women up and down the east coast. now police say the man known as the east coast rapist wants to know what took detectives so long to catch them. derek valcourt reports the suspect has already started to confess. >> reporter: police say he confessed to some of those rapes shortly after his arrest and then apparently tried to commit suicide by hanging
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himself in his own jail cell. >> reporter: 39-year-old aaron thomas, seen here escorted out of court after his first appearance before a judge. prosecutors believe he is the east coast rapist, pictured in these sketches, responsible for some 17 rapes over 14 years, beginning in maryland, stretching to rhode island, virginia and connecticut. he was arrest the last week, after electronic billboards went up around the east coast. the website garnered 51,000 hits in one week. >> ultimately, there was a detailed hit that cracked this case. >> reporter: in court, thomas kept his head down as prosecutors said when police swooped in to catch him, he said, what took you so long? they said thomas confessed to several of the rapes, saying he has dr. jeckyll and mr. hyde personality when it comes to women. some of the first rapes took
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place in 1998 and 2001. >> it was music to my ears to hear that he was arrested. >> reporter: he will face five life sentences for the halloween attacks on two teenage girls. he's accused of dragging into the woods and raping at gunpoint. >> this case concerns me. >> thomas was an unemployed truck driver who was living in this home. sources say detectives followed thomas and pulled his dna off of a discarded cigarette, which matched 12 of the 17 rapes. >> reporter: no leaving jail for thomas any time soon. his bail has been set at $1.5 million. his next court appearance is scheduled for march 22nd. derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> the tip that led police to arrest thomas came from the prince george's county crime solvers. bathroom bandits. police say they have caught a couple of purse snatchers preying on people at a couple of rest stops here in maryland.
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mike hellgren is there and shows us how the women allegedly pulled off the scam and how officers caught them. >> reporter: kai, it's much bigger than just maryland. that's what police are telling us tonight. this is quite an elaborate scheme, involving spotters and people inside the stalls. police pored over hundreds of hours of video before making the arrest. >> reporter: these are the bathroom bandits. they're a ring of scammers who preyed on the women as they used the bathroom. stealing their purses and using credit cards to buy thousands in merchandise. furs, shoes, big-screen tvs, computers. >> you come in and stop at a rest area, it's a public area you think it is safe. >> police say lookouts would spot easy targets outside and call their partners inside. >> these individuals were simply wearing street clothes, but they pretended to be an employee. and people believed them. then once the potential victim was inside the stall, they would knock on that stall door,
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create a diversion of some stipe -- type. and while the woman whose attention was directed to the front of the stall, the other partner would reach under or over that stall, remove the wall net her purse -- wallet from her purse and steal the credit cards. >> reporter: the victims would be miles down the road. police believe this played out from virginia to new jersey. and there are others involved still on the loose. >> investigators believe there are scores of cases still out there. >> i'll be very cautious and a little scared. >> reporter: purses would be snatched. not just from the floor, but from hooks. even now, police are urging women to take precaution. >> they can be in and out of that pocketbook quickly. take those credit cards and you don't even know they're missing. >> nowadays, you have to be aware of them. any time, anywhere. >> reporter: the two women arrested are being held on $150,000 bond each. there are two more people of interest. one other person that police plan to arrest. and again, they say there could
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be more people involved. reporting live at maryland house, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> police believe the scammers may have also hit outside the rest areas. places like malls and restaurant bathrooms. a young life cut short. now, we are learning more about the city's latest murder victim. police told us today that 17- year-old ronald gip -- gibbs was stabbed to death over the weekend. detectives say they heard gibbs. that is when gibs and his sister were both stabbed. she survived the attack. gibbs was a boxer who made it to a national competition. a baltimore county man is expected to face charges for charges to a girl. police say the man picked up the girl saturday night. the girl told police what happened yesterday. officers arrested the man and plan to charge him later tonight. distracted driving. lawmakers want to make sure you're paying attention while behind the wheel. wjz is live at the state house in annapolis. political reporter pat warren has the big vote tonight that
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could change your habits on the road. that vote takes place tonight in the senate. now, laws already on the books and the many distractions drivers face are arguments against a ban on reading a text while driving. but there are pretty good arguments in favor of that ban as well. >> the debate barely gets started before you hear the argument that teenagers shouldn't be using their phones for anything while they're driving. and when that argument comes from a 16-year-old, well, forget it. >> i'm actually 16. and i completely agree with this. because i've had several friends who had been in car accidents. >> reporter: that concern applies to adults as well, but not where everybody is concerned. senator allen tillman who represents carol and howard counties is against the bill. >> we have heard arguments so that parents can tell their kids they can't do it. well, parents can tell their kids that now. they don't need the law to tell them to do it. >> apparently that works both ways. >> even my dad sometimes will
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read a business text. and i get very angered at him. i tell him to put his phone down. i tell my friends, too. i only agree with this. >> protecting yourself and others on the road. >> i see people driving on the phone. they are not paying attention. it is a good idea. >> despite opposition, the bill is expected to pass the senate tonight. reporting from annapolis, i'm pat warren. back to you on television hill. howard county. the official announcement is expected tomorrow. if you are caught speeding on one of those cameras, you'll get a $40 ticket. >> how would you like to pay lower property taxes?
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that's the goal of one baltimore city councilman. carl stokes wants to cut baltimore city tax in half over the next five years. city council has to approve the amendment before voters get the final say. what we want to do is treat the average citizen as if they were the developer. as if they were a billionaire developer. we want to say to the average citizen, here's a tax break for you. stokes is planing on running for mayor in the next city election. well... bit of a bad hair day out there today. strong winds whipped through the baltimore area. made it feel even colder than it was. right now, the temperature is dropping even more as the sun is setting. wjz has your first warning weather forecast. bob turk and meteorologist bernadette woods show us what is in store for tonight. seeud highclouds tonight. take a look at radar. this has it wound up.
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look at this. east of us, wind gusts to 30. down into the 40s. 44 degrees. out in oakland. bernadette has a look at that rainfall that we saw yesterday and early this morning. even ended with a little snow. >> that's right. that burst of snow at the end of it. farther west in parts of the state, a couple of inches of accumulation. but as far as rainfall goes, pretty substantial rain out of this one. and that prompted flooding. especially around frederick at this hour along the river there. so we've got two inches of rain in frederick. also montgomery county saw some of the worst. when you head north and east there, still an inch to inch and a half of rain. and lower parts of the eastern shore received just under an inch. ocean city not on our map there. but about three-quarters of an inch of rain. now, that storm is gone. however, we've got our little break now before yet another one moves our way. we'll have more on that coming up in the forecast.
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back inside. bernadette, thank you. anthrax scare. new clues come out about the mail attacks that frightened the country. mary is here to show us what some scientists at the university of maryland covered in the attacks. >> the scientists just published the first paper into their investigation into the attacks it came up today. and it explains how they figured out the spleaks spores -- anthrax spores that killed five people all came from one source. >> reporter: dr. david rasco tells me how he and his colleagues developed a key piece of evidence in the anthrax attacks of 2001. theysthey traced the anthrax sores in the letter back to a flask that dr. bruce ivins, a scientist in fort detrick had primary access too. >> once we broke the code, it became very evident that the
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differences we were finding were linked to each other. and those could be linked to a specific location. >> we identified the genetic signature that made those spores different and unique. >> reporter: the fbi used what they found to seal their case against dr. bruce ivins. and researchers discovered they had created a new field known as microbial forensics. new technology that will now play a role in investigating any future bioterror attack. >> if there was going to be an additional or future bioterror attack, i think we would much better know how to handle it. >> reporter: both dr. rasco and dr. ravel personally knew dr. bruce ivins and had attended conferences with him. they also concluded the science falls short of convincing them that dr. ivins sent the anthrax letters in maryland. the university stand by their
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findings. >> the science itself did not lead to a person. only led to a flask. >> researchers realized their finding was just one piece of evidence the fbi used to build its case against dr. ivins. kai? >> dr. bruce ivins committed suicide days before he was going to be indicted. boardwalk, move over. ocean city leaders are trying to decide what they'll do with their famous boardwalk. they're holding a hearing now to get ideas on the best way to renovate the building. an online poll shows that an all wooden boardwalk is the best option. a cheaper idea is to put down the concrete boardwalk and paint it a color. charlie sheen's outrageous behavior apparently got to be too much. the star of two and a half men was fired this afternoon from the cbs hit comedy. he barbed -- bashed his bosses and appeared disoriented at
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times in recent interviews. sheen actually told tmz.com that the firing was good news. so far, it was good news, whether two and a -- not clear whether two and a half men would stay on the air. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. dining out with doggies. the new push to let you bring your dog to the table. not just gas prices that keep climbing. the other places you'll feel the pinch and violence in libya. this is mark viviano with the orioles in sarasota. a strong finish to last year. and high hopes for 2011. all under buck showalter. we'll hear from the manager when eyewitness news continues. and the skies have cleared after a very wet sunday. we'll let you know if you will need your umbrella for the rest of the week when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,
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forget the doggie bag. adam may reports on the new idea to increase business across maryland. right now, a handful of restaurants allow people to bring their dogs. technically that is illegally. but maybe not for long. >> reporter: around baltimore, a lot of restaurants use dogs for marketing. but when it comes to mealtime, man's best friend is usually forced to stay home. >> whenever we travel, we take them with us. we've had dogs for years and years and years. and they're part of the family. >> reporter: the owners of these pooches hope their pets
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get european rights. >> i spent time in austria. and you'd look over and there would be a dog over the table next to you. >> you'd like to see that in baltimore? >> definitely. >> reporter: if it were a wednesday, the skateboarding dog and his owner could stop in fells point for yappy power, on -- hour, where workers get 20% off. >> always bring out a bowl of water and dog treats for the dog. >> reporter: but an old state law actually prohibits dogs in eateries. now, there's a bill under state law to reverse that. >> i'm 100% for it. >> the owner also allows people to dine with their dogs alfresco. >> i think if dog owners know the restaurant it would certainly bring out more dog lovers and dogs. >> and good for business. >> very good for business. >> reporter: although the bill does have some supporters, it has a long way to go in the general assembly. adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >> restaurants can face stiff
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fines if the health department enforces the old laws. for a list of pet-friendly restaurants in maryland. log onto wjz.com and scroll down to adam's story. a special treat today for some local young people. they met some nfl stars at the chick webb center. they spent a few hours talking with the kids and signing autographs. the award, of course, is named after the long-time trainer for the baltimore colts. one player on each nfl team wins the award each year. back to the bargaining table today. after taking the weekend off, players and owners met again in washington to hammer out a new labor deal. the latest deadline for a lockout is friday at 5:00. and of course, we're going to stay on top of the talks. stay with wjz on air and online at wjz.com. and we'll let you know as soon as there is a deal. there's plenty of optimism for the orioles this season. and it starts with the managers.
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sports director mark viviano was in sarasota tonight. in this spring training report, he talks with buck showalter about the high hopes this year. >> reporter: here in sarasota, much of the buzz is about the boss. manager buck showalter, hired in august, he orchestrated a dramatic late-season turnaround last year. now, from the start, he's trying to turn around a franchise that has known nothing but losing for 13 years. >> is there a part of your job that is boosting some self- esteem and getting these guys in the right mindset? >> i think so. but it all boils around them. and they have to take a sense of pride in what the organization is accomplishing. >> reporter: now, showalter does emphasize that the focus should not be on him. it should be on the players. but when outfielder adam jones said that in an interview, he was criticized. jones wanted to set the record straight when he spoke with me in sarasota.
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>> showalter has been here. he's helped us. as players, young players, markakis, me. no nonsense, preparation. for the same time, he does not go out there physically and play. he holds us accountable. that's a great attribute that he has. and he commands that respect. >> reporter: the manager leads, the players follow. and showalter says the fans should benefit. >> we're all in this together. we need the fans. but we need to do something on the field that warrants their trust. >> reporter: so to use the manager's words, for o's fans, it's in bucks that they trust. i'm mark viviano in sarasota. back to you. coming up, mark continues his report from sarasota when he takes a look at how they stack up in the orioles league east. and the home opener is one month away. a special coverage starts at 2:00 on monday april 4th. >> which means spring is on its
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way. >> hopefully about 60 degrees. could be nice. >> and not snowing. >> like it has. >> 32 to 90. let's take a look at temps now around the region. pretty normal day. 44. winds are finally calming down. the barometer on the way back up. we'll take a look at the tuesday forecast after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it's a pretty chilly march day. the winds feel even colder. if you got up before the sun really came out, there was snow, north of the city. not a lot but around the pa border, northern california, baltimore, harford. some areas picked up half inch, third of an inch, quarter inch. once you got past, let's say hunt valley, heading south, pretty much disappeared. let's take a look at temperatures now. with 44 and 36 in oakland. they saw several inch negligence the mountain areas there. 47, ocean city. 44 up in washington. dew points way down. this is very dry air now. 43 westminster. and rock hall. and 46 annapolis and over on kent island. 50 degrees today. normal high is 51. pretty normal day.
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34 last night. that was like after midnight. or around midnight. 31, the average low. and the record, 76 and 10. the record low for the area. right now, light north winds, way down from what they were earlier, 13, 9, 8, as you can see. we had the wind gusts earlier today, running 30 to 34 miles an hour. but that's completely really quieting down. as high pressure moves over. the big storm with snow inland. heavy rain for our region. virginia, west virginia. but out to the west, a lot of snow. next system already taking shape. it's amazing, one after another. and there's another way out there, which could get us probably to maybe perhaps even saturday night. but this will give us rain on wednesday night into thursday. we could see another inch of rain, which means it's just going to stay wet out there. a few clouds coming to the western sky. a little snow north. and you can see the frontal
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system disappears. it will overrun the cooler surface. clouds increase. showers by late wednesday. and rain here on thursday. but should be rather mild. northeast winds, 5 to 10. and small craft advisory through midnight tonight. bay temp still in the low 40s. tonight, generally clear to partly cloudy. winds are dying down. 26 to about 32 in the city. tomorrow, pretty normal day. actually above average with a high of 53. just high clouds around. all in all, not the winds to deal with. but pretty nice tuesday. get out and enjoy it if you can. >> good. still ahead at 6:00. on the verge of civil war. the impact we're feeling. and it goes beyond the gas pump. i always think tonight's the night. today is the day. and another day goes by. without any sign of her missing son overseas, the few clues he left behind. and the reason police are worried something bad happened
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to him. he tossed in-- do you toss and turn in bed every night? the biggest obstacles that prevent us from sleeping. the items you should take from your bedroom now. ,,,,,,
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it is 6:29. 44 degrees. here's some of the stories people are talking about tonight. moammar gadhafi now controls the eastern half of his country. ines feray reports for wjz, that president obama is considering military options. rebel forces are trying to hold their ground, fighting off continued attacks by libyan government warplanes. the opposition has managed to keep control of the oil port town of rock laenough. but soldiers have pushed the rebels out of zawia. opposition forces are having trouble maintaining supply lines and admit they are outgunned by gadhafi's forces. >> we no give up. we win or we die. >> reporter: it's estimated hundreds of thousands have fled
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the country. across in tunisia, they have set up tents for evacuees. >> they treat you like a soldier. then fight for the war of libya. >> reporter: the obama administration is sending millions of dollars in humanitarian aid in libya. >> reporter: the white house is considering all possibilities, including providing arms to the rebels. >> we sent a very clear message to the libyan people that we will stand with them. >> reporter: the u.s. is trying to coordinate its response with other countries. some members of the united nations are discussing a no-fly zone. and they are considering their next move. >> if gadhafi and his military continue to attack the libyan population systematically, i can't imagine the international community and the united nations stand idlely -- idly
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by. >> reporter: president obama has made it clear that all options are on the table, including a no-fly zone. but u.s. officials have also stressed that any military action must be an international effort. >> reporter: the unrest in lib crais sending gas -- libya is sending gas prices here in the united states through the roof. >> reporter: and if you've been to the gas station recently, you probably felt the pain at the pump. a new survey finds the national price jumps. the average price of gas in maryland is now $3.48. the white house says it may soon have to tap into the country's fuel oil reserve. and southwest airlines has joined other airlines in raising fares. the airline is adding $10 to many domestic round-trip fares. delta and american airlines also raised their prices last week. this is the sixth time airlines have raised fares already this year. kai, back to you.
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jet fuel prices have risen more than 50% in the past year to more than $3 a gallon. missing abroad. a massive search is under way for a san diego student who vanished more than a week ago. charlie d'agata reports for wjz on the student's mysterious disappearance. >> reporter: his face is all over the spanish capital. but u.s. exchange student austin bice is nowhere to be seen. spanish authorities have widened the search for the 22- year-old from san diego. he disappeared more than a week ago. his father flew to explain to -- spain to happen find him. >> i want to say thank you for all being here. it's hard for me to talk about it, but thank you. >> reporter: the college student wrote his last online blog a week ago, saying it should be a fun night. friends last saw him at this nightclub in madrid. a doorman turned him away, saying he had too much to
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drink. but framly friends -- family friends say he only had a few beers. his voice mailbox is full and there hasn't been any activity on his credit card. his mother is using her son's facebook profile to tell the world he's missing. >> i worry that he doesn't know what we're looking for him. >> reporter: private investigators from california are joining family members in spain to look for clues. >> police. -- please, i'm asking you folks of madrid, please provide us any information you can on the whereabouts of this boy. >> reporter: bice has been studying in spain since mid- january and speaks fluent spanish. close friends say they're certain something or someone is preventing him from getting in touch with his family. charlie d'agata, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, spain is reported to be the third most popular destination for americans to study abroad after the united kingdom and italy. the state senate is
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considering a plan to allow undocumented students to pay in- state tuition rates at maryland community colleges. a rally for the bill is being held now in annapolis. if the measure passes, maryland would become one of the few states to allow such a privilege. a special tribute to a baltimore county police officer who died from a debilitating disease. a fundraiser is being held tonight. in honor of pete charmin. the catonsville restaurant will donate funds to charmin's wife and the als foundation. time now for a quick look at the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. more on the addition of speed cameras to baltimore county. a look back at pat kennedy's tenure as towson's basketball coach. and who might be next. for these stories and more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. taking the classroom outside.
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students are learning important lessons behind school walls. gigi barnett explains in tonight's school watch report that some students' work is now getting the attention of the white house. this is dirty work designed to teach. and take baltimore students outdoors. they're more learning to plant an urban garden. teachers hope students here will pass on what they're learning and that it leads to a greener city. >> everyone can help, no matter how old you are. >> reporter: she is visiting the school today as part of a national thrust to get more people outdoors, especially children. >> kids spend so much time indoors, so many americans live in the cities and suburbs. and they're really losing touch with those places that make the thing special. >> reporter: this is one of the projects students here are working on.
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they'll clean up the water and inner harbor. making it a place for fishing and swimming by 2020. >> people come to the cities. they ask questions about what it is. if you supply them with the right literature and education, they can go back to their own communities. >> the white house council on environmental qualities is also looking at ways to bring more access to parks to city children. in tonight's healthwatch, a new study shows how technology may be preventing us from getting a good night's sleep. most people use a computer, cell phone or a television just before bed. doctors say exposure to artificial light suppresses a hormone that promotes sleep. almost half of the adults surveyed say they rarely get a good night's sleep during the week. yeah. >> uh-huh. still ahead on eyewitness news. exclusive video of lindsay lohan, shopping in a jewelry store. the impact the surveillance
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video could have on her legal troubles. also, twisted scene. i'm bob turk, first warning weather center. sunshine and a round of rain this week. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. wjz 13 is always on. for the top stories, at this hour, instant updates on the day's news, and the updated forecast, log onto wjz.com. ,, why is roman meal bread nutritious? it has... roman meal bread: natural wholegrain goodness since nineteen-twelve.
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got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving.
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we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru. take a look at this. frightening video as surveil asbestos cameras capture as two tornadoes touch down over the weekend. one woman was killed when a tree branch fell on her. as she shielded her daughter in the storm. in new jersey, streets are flooded. homes and cars after the storm duffled 4 to 5 inches of rain. some rivers are expected to stay above flood levels at least until tomorrow. that same storm also left behind more than two feet of snow in upstate new york. a spectacular sight in hawaii. some of the lava shot as high
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as 80 feet in the air. the eruption has also caused at least 150 small earthquakes in the last few years. kilauea is one of the earth's most active volcanos. coping with tragedy. a michigan basketball team will be back on the court tonight, days after a teammate dies. the team opens the play-offs tonight with heavy hearts. their teammate died thursday when he hit the game winning shot in overtime. moments later, he passed out and died from an enlarged heart. so many people are expected at the gape game, they had to move it to a gym three times as large. the world's most traveled spaceship has left the international space station for the last time. discovery undocked this morning from the international space station. this is the time discovery for -- the final trip for discovery. >> i wonder how many gallons
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discovery gets. >> too many. that's the problem. still to come, katie couric has the cbs evening news. as gas prices skyrocket, where is all of that money going? maybe not where you think. plus, the newest screening technology. a 3-d mammogram approved by the fda. but is it effective and worth the cost? and she vowed to wear his pow bracelet until he was found. now, a nearly 40-year vigil is coming to an end. that's tonight's assignment america. only on the cbs evening news, here on wjz 13. baltimore. kai and denise, back to you. thanks. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,
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well, the winds have died down. but it is still chilly out there. the rain cleared out. bernadette woods is outside with a look at what is in store for tonight. >> tonight, we are going down into 20s for our lows. tomorrow, we warm up in the afternoon to low 50s. close to average like today is. the average now is 51 degrees. then tomorrow evening, more clouds coming into the picture. and temperatures start to drop. and that's because a new storm
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system is coming our way. for more on that, here's bob. >> if you're sitting in a swamp right now, it's going to get wet again on wednesday night. tomorrow, nice day. 53, 32. just about normal really. increasing clouds wednesday. wednesday night, look for the rain to move in. probably getting heavy after midnight. and we'll see heavy shower activity again on thursday. 48. 56. it will be mild. maybe even a thundershower thrown in. drying out friday. and partly cloudy sunday. 54. back up to 58 to start the weekend. kai? >> thank you, bob. inside the jewelry store. mark steines has the inside exclusive lindsay lohan surveillance video. >> reporter: coming up, the lindsay lohan surveillance tapes inside the jewelry store. the video only we obtained. could it set her free? or send her back to jail? >> reporter: it is the tape that could clear or convict the troubled star. january 22nd, 2011, lindsay
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enters the store in venice beach, california. she's casual in shades, shorts and boots with her hair pinned up. with her, an unidentified man, who stays at her side more most of the roughly 40 minutes she's inside the store. a single female clerk greets her. only e.t. has the images of lohan inside the store on the day she's accused of stealing a $2500 necklace. you can see as lindsay tries on the jewelry, several necklaces and rings, all as the clerk is watching and her friend stands close by. then the necklace in question, the one that has landed lindsay in hot legal water and in front of a judge. >> reporter: also, charlie sheen's brand new web cast. we'll have that and more coming up here on entertainment tonight. see more of the lindsay lohan video only on entertainment tonight, here on wjz 13. still to come on wjz eyewitness news tonight.
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the orioles continue to polish up their acts for the season. stan has grapefruit league highlights next in sports. ,,,,, host: could switching to geico really save you
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less than a month to opening day. and stan is here with the sports report. >> i'd say it got here a little faster than expected. that shortens every passing day. birds found bouncing off the bofton red sox. they jumped on chris tillman quickly. he said he felt great, though. evidenced by that swing and miss. robert andino had a good eye on the ball today. his teammates stepped right up and matched this single. a split squad game, scheduled for later this afternoon or evening in saberra sota. saresarasota.
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pat kenned's -- kennedy's resignation. after seven years on the job. mediocre results. i'm talking 700 winds and 1 -- 1 --700 wins and 144 losses. pat kennedy is no longer at towson. named today to the all- atlantic coach conference. maryland along with virginia tech's nal -- malcolm delaney. also named to the all acc team, kyle singler. check this out, north carolina. the league's regular-season champ placed nobody on the league. and that is a first. from bridgeport connecticut. loyola of maryland losing out on their bid for an automatic ncaa bid. and this was during the championship game. banged in 21 points, helping to lead the winning streak to 26
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games. 19th-ranked maris wins the championship. yesterday, nascar, shoddy, shaky teamwork, forcing a second town of gas. for the greg biffle team. jeff gordon blew a tire, then caught on fire. but he is okay. followed by tony stewart and juan pablo montoya. >> we have been performing really well. and it's just a joy to drive these race cars now. you look at the way we qualified and the way we ran. the fords are back and strong. >> talk about jumping for joy. that's him. carl edwards. >> energy after that race. >> well, they are athletes. nascar drivers are athletes, no matter what the argument says.
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>> tremendous concentration. thank you, sam. we'll be right back. tapping into america's emergency oil supply, put the brakes on high prices. plus, new mammograms. and she wore braces for almost 40 years. now, the final chapter coming up on the cbs evening news w w,,
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be sure to stape tuned to cbs -- stay tuned to cbs all night long. at 10:00 tonight, catch the hit show, hawaii five-zero. and stick around, of course for wjz eyewitness news at 11:00. the o's and boh. orioles fans will be able to enjoy games this season with a classic baltimore drink. camden yards will offer a better beer. the beer isn't brewed in baltimore anymore. but it's still a big height hit for locals. they started offering natty boh on tap earlier this year. >> i don't think i've ever had it on tap. >> looking forward to it. back at 11:00, i'm kai jackson. >> and for stan and for bob, i'm denise koch. thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away, there's much more ahead on the cbs evening news with katie couric. including would tapping u.s. oil reserves help yoyo
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>> couric: tonight president obama warns the u.s. and nato are considering a military response to the crisis in libya as qaddafi's forces step up attacks on rebel-held oil towns. i'm katie couric. the violence is driving up the price you pay at the pump. but where's the money going? maybe not where you think, and should the u.s. tap the strategic reserves to bring prices down? they're here, the new 3-d mammograms. but should women be rushing to get one? and she's worn his m.i.a. bracelet for nearly 40 years waiting for the day she could remove it. that day has come. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric.
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